Let's Talk about Race

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Airs at: Fri, 10/28/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Let's Talk About Race
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Every 1st Monday from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

Let’s Talk About Race (LTAR), a new intergenerational, roundtable discussion of independent national journalists featuring rigorous conversations and analysis of news coverage and the role race plays in politics, government, economy, education, and health.  LTAR currently airs on KBOO Community Radio in Portland, OR . 

LTAR brings independent journalists from all over the country from New Jersey to Texas and Pennsylvania with a home-base in Portland, Oregon.  The hosts bring their own flavor, journalistic perspectives, and integrity.   

  

The roundtable line-up features: LaNita Duke, award-winning audio and video producer who has written, directed, and produced political news and commentary for Grassroots NW and KBOO Radio for over 45 years. Dianne Johnson, a journalist from Texas co-host/musicologist on From the Grassroots, a political news magazine.  Althea Billings, current News Director at KBOO Community Radio.  Cecil Prescod, talk-show host local, national, and international issues ranging from poverty in Portland to politics in Africa.  Nia Gray, host and blogger of The Faith Report and The Woke Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.    

 

In addition to topical discussions such as voter suppression, the Black Lives Movement, racial backlash, and the disproportion affect COVID-19 has on brown and black people. 

 

Let’s Talk About Race will feature regular segments: The Faith Report and political satire. 

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KBOO Stream 1
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Another Racial Reckoning in America - Stop AAPI Hate

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  Revolutionary Love and Radical Imagination is the way forward according to Mary Li from Portland, Oregon, as a guest on LTAR: Another Racial Reckoning in America. And Ed Bird Song, Community College professor and counseling chair from Long Beach, CA said the tragedy of ... Read more

Things Fall Apart: Severe Weather brought on my Climate Change breaks our infrastructure

Airs at: Mon, 09/19/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  Journalist Roundtable Topic: Things Fall Apart: Severe Weather brought on my Climate Change breaks our infrastructure. Talking Points: 'Indigenous peoples have been on the front lines of environmental racism for decades " Indigenous rights lawyer and activist Sherri Mitch... Read more

Racism in AI

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  The ubiquitousness of Artificial Intelligence is undeniable, whether you're using a search engine, watching Netflix, or scrolling through recommendations on TikTok, AI powers the conveniences we have come to expect while interacting with technology. Although these exampl... Read more

The second pandemic- domestic violence in America

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  On this segment of LTAR: The Second Pandemic- Domestic violence in America -Special guest, Mary Li, Director of the Multnomah Idea Lab -a think tank in Portland, OR. Nia Gray, our faith Reporter is on Assignment. Domestic violence is a public health crisis that existed bef... Read more

Let's Talk about Race on 08/01/22

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Let's Talk about Race on 07/22/22

Airs at: Fri, 07/22/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Let's Talk about Race on 07/08/22

Airs at: Fri, 07/08/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Let's Talk about Race on 07/04/22

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Let's Talk about Race on 06/24/22

Airs at: Fri, 06/24/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Let's Talk about Race on 06/10/22

Airs at: Fri, 06/10/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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